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OSPAR Distinguishing between the impacts of current and historic discharges - RS01004

In this project, methods were identified for distinguishing between the contributions of current and historic discharges to observed activity concentrations in UK marine environmental media. Once identified, the methods were used to investigate the impact of illustrative future discharges in relation to the OSPAR Radioactive Substances Stragegy. One of the requirements of this Strategy is that additional concentrations of artificial nuclides in the marine environment above `historic levels` are `close to zero` by 2020.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2001

To: 2003

Cost: £730,001
Contractor / Funded Organisations
National Radiological Protection Board
Environmental monitoring              
Environmental Protection              
Radioactive Substances              
Water quality monitoring              
Fields of Study
Radioactive Substances